330th Auction, 1 – 8 December 2018
Starting bid: 20 000.00 HKD
1907 (May 3) Imperial 2nd Postal Card uprated with CIP 1c x 4 from Tzichuan to Germany. cancelled Tzechuan lunar year c.d.s., transit via Chefoo, Kiaochow and handled by French Post Office Shanghai with KIEL arrival 3.5.07. Manuscript endorsement “Via Tsingtau uber Sibirien” evidenced an early example of transmission via Siberia after official unannounced resumption of service. VF-F.